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Thank you for the reply

How exactly would I do it? Lets say I have a value of
while(@values = $sth->fetchrow_array) { print "$values[8]\n"; }
the return value of that is : /vol/enycmmcfl01b_ssd2_home_1b_a/CBirbigl$'s as you can see if I try and take that value and insert in to an insert statement to execute that through perl
my $insert = "insert into dbtable (vol) values ('$values[8]')";
the insert statement will now fail because it will look like
insert into dbtable (vol) valuse ('/vol/enycmmcfl01b_ssd2_home_1b_a/CB +irbigl$'s')
And well that wont work

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